The Visual Effects Society announced the nominees for outstanding visual effects in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. The awards will take place on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. DOTM was nominated in 5 categories: 1. Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture. 2. Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture - for 155 Wacker Drive. 3. Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture. 4. Outstanding Models in a Feature Motion Picture - for The Driller. 5. Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture. Also Transformers The Ride got a nomination for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project". http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/race/adventures-tintin-earns-six-nominations-279580 For me DOTM is the absolute winner for the 4th and 5th position from the list. But let's see. Edit: The title of the thread is a bit misleading. It should be the VES Awards Nominations Announced.